15 Victims Who Fell In Love With Their Kidnapper…

15. Stockholm Syndrome getting its name

“Stockholm Syndrome” is an official psychological name given by Swedish psychologist to a phenomenon when victims fall in love with their kidnappers. The name comes from a story of a real bank robbery that happened in 1973 in Stockholm. Jan-Erik Olsson locked several people in the bank basement, including two policemen. What is weird is that hostages strangely liked and trusted the bank robber more than they did the police.